Scientists Testing New Light-Based Wearable Device To Regrow Hair
BOSTON (CBS) – Millions of Americans experience hair loss and some turn to pills, injections, and transplant surgeries with varying results, but now scientists are testing a new light-based, wearable device to regrow hair. Researchers say earlier studies have shown that lasers, specifically red light, can stimulate hair follicles.  So scientists have developed a chip the size of a postage stamp containing 900 micro LEDs. When they applied the chip to the shaved backs of mice 15 minutes a day for 20 days, the mice regrew hair faster and longer than mice who weren’t treated or those given injections of a med...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - September 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Syndicated Local Watch Listen Dr. Mallika Marshall hair loss Source Type: news

JAK Inhibitors Promising for Alopecia Areata JAK Inhibitors Promising for Alopecia Areata
Two investigational new drugs are emerging for patients with moderate to severe hair loss, for whom there are currently no reliable treatments.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

JAK Agents Impress in Alopecia Areata
(MedPage Today) -- Significant hair growth with two different drugs (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - September 17, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Hope for balding men after a wearable device stimulated hair growth in rats with alopecia
Researchers from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology in Daejeon, South Korea, found the device stimulates hair growth in rats with alopecia when worn for 20 days. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Hair loss: Scientists test wearable regrowth device
A study investigating ways to promote hair regrowth takes a look at micro LEDs. The scientists believe that they could be used as a wearable solution. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cosmetic Medicine / Plastic Surgery Source Type: news

A wearable device for regrowing hair
(American Chemical Society) Although some people embrace the saying 'bald is beautiful,' for others, alopecia, or excessive hair loss, can cause stress and anxiety. Some studies have shown that stimulating the skin with lasers can help regrow hair, but the equipment is often large, consumes lots of energy and is difficult to use in daily life. Now, researchers have developed a flexible, wearable photostimulator that speeds up hair growth in mice. They report their results in ACS Nano. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Researchers say that this traditional Chinese herbal complex can promote hair growth
(Natural News) A herbal complex from traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) might offer a safe and natural means of restoring the hair of people who suffer from spot baldness. In an animal study, Korean researchers showed that this complex could encourage bald mice to regenerate their lost hair. The Chinese herbal complex is made from the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

#Alopeciaisfashion - making hair loss 'fashionable'
A campaign called #Alopeciaisfashion aims to make hair loss more accepted and visible in the fashion world. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

HEALTH NOTES: Egg scientists crack hair loss
An egg a day may keep hair loss at bay, according to dermatologists in Japan. A series of studies, in which human hair follicles were implanted into mice, found that egg yolk stimulated growth. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Alopecia Areata Trial Results, Skin Oncology Top EADV Agenda Alopecia Areata Trial Results, Skin Oncology Top EADV Agenda
Early results from a trial of JAK inhibitors for hair loss will be unveiled at the upcoming dermatology meeting. Specialists will also delve into the adverse skin effects of immunotherapy.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Best supplements for hair loss - 1p a day capsules could stop alopecia
SUPPLEMENTS could be used to prevent some signs of hair loss, including hair thinning and balding. Adding these cheap capsules to your diet every day could lower your risk of alopecia symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How prescription pills could be draining your body of vital vitamins
Prescription medication can also deprive people of vital minerals and vitamins, leading to hair loss, fatigue, depression and loss of sex drive. Here we look at the drugs that can ‘drain’ your body... (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How your daily prescription pills could be draining your body of vital vitamins
Prescription medication can also deprive people of vital minerals and vitamins, leading to hair loss, fatigue, depression and loss of sex drive. Here we look at the drugs that can ‘drain’ your body... (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Preventing Hair Loss During Chemotherapy Is Now Possible, But Insurance Coverage Is Inconsistent
Preventing hair loss during chemotherapy treatment is now possible, but insurance companies are not currently frequently covering the treatment costs. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 8, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Victoria Forster, Contributor Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency warning - why you should never ignore this painful symptom
VITAMIN D deficiency symptoms include tiredness, muscle weakness and hair loss. You could be at risk of the condition, and may need more of the ‘sunshine’ supplement or vitamin D-rich foods in your diet, if you have this painful sign, it’s been claimed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are The Health Benefits Of Turmeric Too Good To Be True?
(CNN) — Alzheimer’s disease. Diabetes. Arthritis. Unwanted hair growth. Baldness. Infertility. Erectile dysfunction. Hangovers. Glaucoma. Cancer. If you have an ailment, there’s a good chance that someone, somewhere, is studying whether turmeric can treat it. There are more than 15,000 manuscripts published about curcumin, the active ingredient in turmeric, and about 50 manuscripts added to this collection each week, according to the National Institutes of Health. “It’s really taken on sort of panacea-like properties in terms of the things it’s being studied for and the things it has bee...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - August 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health Local TV turmeric Source Type: news

Hair loss treatment: Experimental drug could reverse baldness caused by western diets
HAIR loss treatment is often sought when vibrant hair strands start to whiten and fall out. However, a new experimental drug could offer help for sufferers. Research carried out in mice found it can reverse and possibly cure hair loss. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Experimental drug could reverse hair loss and skin inflammation caused by fatty diets  
A drug that stops the production of a molecule that doesn't allow the body to rid itself of cholesterol could reverse aging effects due to a fatty diet, a study from Johns Hopkins University has found. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New compound turns back the clock on hair loss, skin damage
Promising research has shown that a new compound has the potential to reverse hair loss and skin damage linked to a high-fat diet. (Source: PharmaManufacturing.com)
Source: PharmaManufacturing.com - July 30, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Diet-driven hair loss and skin damage may be reversible
Johns Hopkins researchers confirm that a Western-style diet can lead to hair loss and skin damage. Can an experimental compound reverse these effects? (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

New Drug Reverses Hair Loss in Mice
MONDAY, July 30, 2018 -- An experimental drug reversed hair loss, hair whitening and skin inflammation in mice that were first fed a diet high in fat and cholesterol. Previous research has suggested a link between fatty diets and hair/skin issues... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 30, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

New Drug Reverses Hair Loss in Mice
Title: New Drug Reverses Hair Loss in MiceCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/30/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/30/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - July 30, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Experimental drug reverses hair loss and skin damage linked to fatty diet, shows new study in mice
(Johns Hopkins Medicine) In a series of experiments with mice, Johns Hopkins investigators have used an experimental compound to successfully reverse hair loss, hair whitening and skin inflammation linked by previous studies to human diets heavy in fat and cholesterol. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Harnessing hair loss gene could improve cancer immunotherapy
(Columbia University Irving Medical Center) Researchers at Columbia found that a gene associated with an autoimmune form of hair loss may be activated to boost cancer immunotherapy. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - July 30, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Hair loss: evidence to thallium poisoning - Yang G, Li C, Long Y, Sheng L.
In clinical practice, thallium poisoning is very hard to diagnose, because it is a very uncommon disease and its clinical manifestations are extremely complicated. In the present study, we investigated a case of a 53-year-old man who was hospitalized for p... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 28, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Poisoning Source Type: news

Quebec court OK's lawsuit alleging link between hair-loss drugs and erectile dysfunction
Quebec's highest court has authorized a class-action lawsuit on behalf of men who took medication for hair loss and then allegedly suffered various problems, including erectile dysfunction. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - July 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

What the Netflix Documentary ‘Bleeding Edge’ Gets Right About the Dangers of Medical Devices in America
A new Netflix Original documentary sheds light on a topic that’s opaque to many: the medical device industry in America. The film, called The Bleeding Edge, claims that the way medical devices make it to the U.S. market is lax and potentially dangerous. The filmmakers interview doctors and patients who say they’ve been personally harmed by an array of devices—including cobalt-based hip replacements, vaginal mesh and robotic surgery devices—and who feel that the guardian group of the medical device industry, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), is not doing enough to protect them. It’...
Source: TIME: Health - July 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alexandra Sifferlin Tags: Uncategorized Documentary Medical Devices medicine Netflix Netflix Original The Bleeding Edge Source Type: news

The bad things that can happen when you eat too many gummy vitamins
You really can have too much of a good thing when it comes to gummy vitamins. A dietitian told Daily Mail Online how too many sweet supplements can lead to diarrhea, hair loss and kidney stones. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Wrinkles and hair loss reversed in mice
Can signs of aging, such as skin wrinkles and hair loss, be successfully reversed? A new study on mice suggests that this may be an option in the future. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Seniors / Aging Source Type: news

Scientists Rid Mice of Wrinkles, Hair Loss
Title: Scientists Rid Mice of Wrinkles, Hair LossCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/23/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/24/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - July 24, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Scientists Rid Mice of Wrinkles, Hair Loss
MONDAY, July 23, 2018 -- It's only worked in mice so far, but scientists report a finding that might pave a path to erase the signs of aging in humans. In the new study, the researchers focused on the function of mitochondria, the powerhouses of... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 23, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Bayer Pulls Controversial Birth Control Device That Sparked Thousands of Lawsuits
Bayer announced Friday that it will no longer sell a controversial, permanent form of birth control that thousands of women say led to serious complications. Essure, a non-surgical sterilization device that is inserted into the fallopian tubes and prevents pregnancy by producing scar tissue that blocks sperm from fertilizing eggs, will no longer be available in the U.S. after December 31, 2018, Bayer announced in a statement. “This decision is based on a decline in U.S. sales of Essure in recent years and the conclusion that the Essure business is no longer sustainable,” the statement reads. While Bayer mainta...
Source: TIME: Health - July 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime medicine onetime Source Type: news

Bayer to Stop Selling Controversial Birth Control Device That Sparked Thousands of Lawsuits
Bayer announced Friday that it will no longer sell a controversial, permanent form of birth control that thousands of women say led to serious complications. Essure, a non-surgical sterilization device that is inserted into the fallopian tubes and prevents pregnancy by producing scar tissue that blocks sperm from fertilizing eggs, will no longer be available in the U.S. after December 31, 2018, Bayer announced in a statement. “This decision is based on a decline in U.S. sales of Essure in recent years and the conclusion that the Essure business is no longer sustainable,” the statement reads. While Bayer mainta...
Source: TIME: Health - July 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime medicine onetime Source Type: news

Scientists reverse aging-associated skin wrinkles and hair loss in a mouse model
(University of Alabama at Birmingham) Researchers have reversed wrinkled skin and hair loss, hallmarks of aging, in a mouse model. When a mutation leading to mitochondrial dysfunction is induced, the mouse develops wrinkled skin and extensive, visible hair loss in a matter of weeks. When the mitochondrial function is restored by turning off the gene responsible for mitochondrial dysfunction, the mouse returns to smooth skin and thick fur, indistinguishable from a healthy mouse of the same age. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: You could avoid bone density loss and tiredness with this vitamin
VITAMIN deficiency symptoms could be avoided by making diet or lifestyle changes. Sometimes people don ’t get enough vitamin D, which can cause tiredness, back pain and hair loss among other signs. Levels of the essential vitamin could be boosted by eating more of a popular breakfast food. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: Eat more of this food to avoid the deficiency
VITAMIN deficiency symptoms could be avoided by making diet or lifestyle changes. Sometimes people don ’t get enough vitamin D, which can cause tiredness, back pain and hair loss among other signs. Levels of the essential vitamin could be boosted by eating more of a popular breakfast food. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: Avoid hair loss and muscle pain with this yellow food
VITAMIN deficiency symptoms could be avoided by making diet or lifestyle changes. Sometimes people don ’t get enough vitamin D, which can cause tiredness, back pain and hair loss among other signs. Levels of the essential vitamin could be boosted by eating more of a popular breakfast food. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin deficiency: Raise vitamin D levels by eating more of this popular breakfast food
VITAMIN deficiency symptoms could be avoided by making diet or lifestyle changes. Sometimes people don ’t get enough vitamin D, which can cause tiredness, back pain and hair loss among other signs. Levels of the essential vitamin could be boosted by eating more of a popular breakfast food. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

RenovoRx sets its sights on localized treatment of pancreatic cancer
People living with pancreatic cancer find themselves facing devastating odds – the five-year survival rate is in the single digits, according to the American Cancer Rate. Pursuing treatment often means dealing with the side effects of systemic chemotherapy, including hair loss, fatigue and neuropathy. Shaun Bagai and his team at RenovoRx think that their catheter could help usher in a targeted treatment option for these patients. The company’s RenovoCath dual-balloon infusion catheter is designed to localize the delivery of chemotherapy to a pancreatic tumor, eliminating the need for systemic chemothe...
Source: Mass Device - July 13, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Catheters Clinical Trials Drug-Device Combinations Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Oncology Pharmaceuticals RenovoRx Source Type: news

Janus Kinase Inhibitors: Emerging Applications in Dermatology Janus Kinase Inhibitors: Emerging Applications in Dermatology
Learn about the use of Janus kinase inhibitors, which have become promising treatment options for dermatologic conditions such as psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, alopecia areata, vilitigo, and more.Skin Therapy Letter (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Fecal Transplant Promising Primary Therapy for C diff Fecal Transplant Promising Primary Therapy for C diff
Fecal microbiota transplantation can be used for the first-line treatment of C difficile, and it might also have an effect on neurologic and autoimmune diseases, such as autism and alopecia areata.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the signs of not eating enough?
Undereating can negatively impact health and wellbeing. Aside from losing weight, signs that someone might not be eating enough can include feeling tired, getting ill more often, hair loss, and skin problems. Here, we cover the risks and reasons for undereating, as well as nine signs and symptoms to look out for. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Is Stress Causing Hair Loss?
Here’s what you should know and how to stop it. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hair Loss in Men
Title: Hair Loss in MenCategory: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 6/8/2002 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:06 PM (Source: MedicineNet Mens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Mens Health General - June 13, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Hair-raising treatments that could finally stop baldness
Currently, only two licensed drugs exist for hair loss in the UK, minoxidil and finasteride. But other effective remedies could soon be on the market... (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Research Lacking on Platelet-Rich Tx for Facial Aesthetics, Alopecia
THURSDAY, May 24, 2018 -- Further research is needed on the use of platelet-rich therapy for facial aesthetics and alopecia, according to a review published in the May issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Catherine C. Motosko, from New York... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 24, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Jada Pinkett Smith's hair loss which strikes 20m women in menopause
Just like more than 20 million women in the US, actress Jada Pinkett Smith announced on Monday that she struggles with hair loss, likely due to hormonal shifts as the 46-year-old approaches menopause. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Experts Discuss Unique Side Effects of Immunotherapy
If you have mesothelioma and you’ve already received standard-of-care therapies, you may be considering an immunotherapy clinical trial. If you’re considering this option, a free immunotherapy teleconference is a great place to learn more. CancerCare recently hosted two one-hour education workshops featuring panels of immunotherapy experts. Part I of the teleconference presented an overview of immunotherapy. Part II of the teleconference, which is available online for free, focused exclusively on immunotherapy side effects. Understanding these issues and the role each patient plays in managing their own side ef...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - May 21, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Matt Mauney Source Type: news

Novel Agent Holds Promise for Treating Hair Loss Novel Agent Holds Promise for Treating Hair Loss
WAY-316606, a compound originally developed to treat osteoporosis, may one day help reverse hair loss in people with androgenetic alopecia, researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news